Bioinformatics Workshop on ENSEMBL
DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, KNUST
BIOINFORMATICS AND GENOMICS CORE
Workshop Title: Bioinformatics Workshop on ENSEMBL
Intended Audience: Faculty, students and industrialists with interest in bioinformatics, genomics and other “omics” technologies. These are usually individuals with general knowledge in molecular biology and genomics and a familiarity with web browsers.
Dates for the Workshop: 8th to 10th October 2018
- Browser course: The course gives introductory lectures on ENSEMBL as well as application of ENSEMBL in gene annotations, variants effects, comparative genomics, gene regulation and usage of BioMart to retrieve genomic data. Apply here
- REST APIs: covers how to use the Ensembl REST APIs, including understanding the major endpoints and how to write Python scripts to call them. Apply here
- Train-the-trainer: discusses general principles of training, along with the specifics of how Ensembl prepare their training courses. Apply here
Contact details: For more details on the workshop, you may contact organizers on firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com. Cell: +233 0549086608 / +233 0244866389. Registration closes on 30th September 2018.
Workshop costs: Free
Workshop Sponsors: European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI)/ European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Cambridge, UK.
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